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MD Anderson Cancer Center Physician Assistant - GI/Melanoma Surgery – Outpatient Clinic in Houston, Texas

Physician Assistant - GI/Melanoma Surgery - Outpatient Clinic

SUMMARY: Direct Clinical/Patient Care

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Patient Care

Collaborate with physician and team in the management of Surgical Oncology. Position is primarily with GI/Melanoma Surgery – Outpatient Clinic; may involve some outpatient and OR first-assist responsibilities. Patients may also be from other areas of the department (GI, Melanoma, Sarcoma, Endocrine, Port Clinic, Breast Cancer). Employee demonstrates population-based competencies (age-specific, diversity) that cross the continuum of care. Employee functions within their professional scope in their assigned area. Collaborate with the physician and team members in the clinical care and patients while in the hospital.

Medical Knowledge

Employee will demonstrate medical knowledge in the care of Surgical Oncology patients. Will be knowledgeable and possess proficiency as well as skills in the care and management of Surgical Oncology patients especially colorectal and endocrine surgery patients.

Professionalism

Employee demonstrates commitment to collaborative professional relationships with physicians and all members of the heath care team.

Practice-Based Learning

Employee participates in on-going learning and demonstrates application of it in his/her role.

System-Based Practice

Employee demonstrates his/her impact on the system of care.

Other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES

Oral Communication - Express ideas clearly and concisely in groups and one-to-one conversations; create an environment with open channels of communication.

Equipment Usage and Safety Preparedness - Employee maintains expectations for safety preparedness, including but not limited to: Orientation to new equipment, Employee Education Event, CPR training, fire drills.

Medical Knowledge - Employee demonstrates medical knowledge.

Patient Care - Employee demonstrates population-based competencies (age-specific, diversity) that cross the continuum of care; Employee functions within their professional scope.

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement - Employee participates in on-going learning and demonstrates application of it in his/her role.

Professionalism - Employee demonstrates commitment to collaborative professional relationships with physicians and all members of the heath care team.

Systems-Based Practice - Employee demonstrates his/her impact on the system of care.

Team with Others - Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; encourage collaboration and input from all team members; value the contributions of all team members; balance individual and team goals.

Technical/Functional Expertise - Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.

Written Communication - Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience

EDUCATION

Required: Graduate of a Physician Assistant training program approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

Required: PA certification by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. Licensed by the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners.

MAY BE REQUIRED: Eligible to be granted limited prescriptive authority by the State of Texas.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 136360

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 93,600

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 117,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 140,400

  • Science Jobs: No

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